Lecturer : Fara Diva Binti Mustapa ,
Ahmad Rosdan Abdul Razak &
Semester : Semester 1 2011/12 Synopsis :
Cost studies studies is one of the core knowledge should be attained by a quantity surveyor. It helps the quantity quantity surveyor surveyor to estimate the costs for a future projects based on several information. Cost studies is also useful and crucial among the construction firms/contractors to prepare the most competitive unit rate and eventually total construction costs for tender bidding purposes.
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- Topic 1
Topic 1Ice Breaking
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Topic 2Introduction to Cost Studies
Importance of estimating in the development process; factors that may influence the accuracy of an estimate; tender documents and its relationship to the estimated costs and tender price
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Topic 3General Components of Costs
Development costs, components of building costs.
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Topic 4Cost Elements of Construction Project
Costs of main building works; Prime Cost (PC Sum); Provisional Sum; Rates and its constituents - labour, plants and equipments; on-going/administration costs, profit.
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Topic 5Type of Estimation Rates - Unit rate, All-in-rates, Contract Rate, Pro-rata/analogue rates, new/agreed rates and day work rates.
Managing Cost Estimates - Model Cost; Sources of Information, Usage of Data Cost; Cost Hierarchical Structure.
Alternatives estimating techniques - Spot Items, Operational Estimating, Extension of Bills of Quantity, Prime Costs of Daywork.
- Topic 6
Topic 6Estimating the Costs of Labour
- Topic 7
Topic 7Estimating the Costs of Plants and Machinaries
- Topic 8
Topic 8Estimating the Costs of Construction Materials
- Topic 9
Topic 9Preparing Build-up Rates for:
- Topic 10
Topic 10Preparing Build-up Rates for: